Kingdom City - Callaway Livestock Center: Cattle Auction Report for 05/04/15

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Receipts:  1875    Week Ago:  2552    Year Ago:  2757            
 
  Compared to last week, steers 400-500 lbs steady to 10.00 lower and 500-700
lbs firm to 10.00 higher.  Heifers 400-700 lbs steady to 10.00 higher.  Demand
moderate to good.  Supply moderate, mostly 400-700 lbs offerings, near 46 pct
steers and bulls, 44 pct heifers, 10 pct cows and 14 pct feeders over 600 lbs.
Slaughter cows firm to 2.00 higher.

   Feeder Steers:   Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 280.00-330.00; 500-600 lbs
258.00-294.00, few fancy near 500 lbs 298.00-310.00; 600-650 lbs 240.00-270.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 410-440 lbs 301.00-315.00; pkg 710 lbs 238.00; part/load
778 lbs 220.50.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  310-400 lbs 269.00-295.00; 400-500 lbs
235.00-274.00; 500-600 lbs 235.00-259.00; 600-700 lbs 221.00-224.75.
Medium and Large 1-2 350-400 lbs 240.00-265.00; 400-450 lbs 240.00-244.50;
600-625 lbs 210.00-220.00, lot thin 625 lbs 229.75; pkg and lot 835-895 lbs
191.75-193.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
   Percent Lean     Avg Dressing      High Dressing    Low Dressing     
Breakers  70-80 few 107.00-115.00 few 115.00-118.00    -----------   
                                                     
Boners    80-85     108.00-116.00     116.00-126.00    ------------    
                            few gaunt 127.00-132.00           
Lean      85-90     105.00-115.00     115.00-125.00    93.00-105.00
                            few gaunt 126.00-132.00
                      
   Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2          
1600-1800 lbs       144.00-148.50     Ind 153.00    

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kingdom City, MO
         Roger Parker, Market News Reporter 1-573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS153.tx

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